Features Key features of the DROID MAXX  vs iPhone 5s 

screen size

Since these phones use Super AMOLED technology, the viewing angles and color reproduction are great, but we did notice that the display on the Galaxy S4 appeared slightly brighter when both display’s brightness were turned all the way up.
DROID MAXX | by PhoneArena (Sep, 2013)

screen resolution

DROID MAXX
1280 x 720
iPhone 5s
1136 x 640
There are a few key differences between the Motorola DROID MAXX and the DROID Ultra – first the MAXX has a higher capacity 3500mAh battery to provide longer usage time, as well as 32GB of internal memory instead of only 16GB, and soft-touch coating on the back of the device.
DROID MAXX | by PhoneArena (Sep, 2013)

memory

DROID MAXX
2 GB
iPhone 5s
1 GB

processor

DROID MAXX
Dual core
iPhone 5s
Dual core
Combining both the X8 processor and Verizon’s 4G LTE data network, the Chrome browser on the Droid MAXX is a breeze to use.
DROID MAXX | by PhoneArena (Sep, 2013)

camera resolution

DROID MAXX
10 MP
iPhone 5s
8 MP
The camera interface is easy to use, minimalistic in its nature with some basic settings and lacking any fancy color effects/modes..
DROID MAXX | by PhoneArena (Sep, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Motorola DROID MAXX

Reasons to consider the
Motorola DROID MAXX

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Much more battery capacity 3,500 mA·h vs 1,560 mA·h Around 2.2x more battery capacity
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Noticeably bigger screen 5" vs 4" 25% bigger screen
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 2x higher def video
Higher resolution front camera 10 MP vs 8 MP 25% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Slightly higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 1136 x 640 More than 25% higher resolution
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Much lighter 112 g vs 167 g Around 35% lighter
Significantly better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s More than 2.2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Sharper screen 325 ppi vs 293 ppi More than 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Thinner 7.6 mm vs 8.5 mm More than 10% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

DROID MAXX  vs iPhone 5s 

8.5
9.3
It has a great quality screen.
iPhone 5s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

DROID MAXX  vs
iPhone 5s 
Type AMOLED IPS LCD
Size 5" 4"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1136 x 640
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 293 ppi 325 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 10 MP 8 MP
Resolution 10 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 3,500 mA·h 1,560 mA·h

form factor

DROID MAXX  vs
iPhone 5s 
Weight 167 g 112 g
Thickness 8.5 mm 7.6 mm
Size 71.2 x 137.5 x 8.5 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 4.4.4 iOS 7
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
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